It is far easier to stop something from happening in the first place than it is to repair the damages after it has occurred. This holds especially true when it comes to your website. In other words, having your website hacked can be a tremendous mess to fix that takes hours upon hours to recover. In addition, your Search Engine Optimization or SEO for short can take a big hit if Google decides to blacklist your website due to the damage that the hackers caused. When your website is hacked, files can be uploaded to the server that contain malicious code [...]
When your website goes live it is just like unlocking the door to your office. Better yet, it is just like unlocking the door to your office, leaving the safe wide open, and going home for the evening. It goes without saying that there are people out there that want to steal your valuable information. Electronic thieves, also known as hackers, can strike faster than you can say cyber security. Even the largest corporations with the highest levels of protection are hacked on a constant basis. This is due to the fact that some hackers are the best computer programmers on [...]
Web site security issues with WordPress have become a known problem as a vast majority of WordPress sites and blogs are extremely vulnerable to various forms of cyber-attacks. This fact is especially troubling since over 172 million websites worldwide is now powered by the WordPress content management system. Some IT security experts report that over 70% of sites hosted on this platform have some vulnerabilities, increasing the chances of information theft or the planting of malware on the given site. A few of the most common security problems include SQL injection, easy access to sensitive backend files and administrator accounts that can be hacked too easily.